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Chouffe Biere du Soleil

Formerly brewed at Brasserie d’Achouffe (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Belgian Ale
Achouffe, Belgium


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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Amber coloured, fruity, hoppy, sparkling and is not pasteurized.

Note: if you are rating the 2014 version or if you have been drinking this beer prior on tap either in the Netherlands or the USA, you need to direct your rating here


   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (17715) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2011
Draft. Hazy golden color, massive white head, solid lacing. Aroma of white and black pepper. Taste is dusty straw with a bit of lemon peel. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tia (1433) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - NOV 19, 2011
Tap. Close amber with decent head. Slight metallic aroma. Light, slightly citrusy not too sweet or too hoppy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (7371) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 16, 2011
Draft. Pours amber with a white head. Light floral hoppy aroma with some sweet malty notes. The flavor has sweet malts, fruit, floral hops, and light spicy yeast notes. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11156) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2011
Served on draft at Mekong. Pours a hazy amber color with a large creamy offwhite head. Good head retention and lacing. Spicy, yeasty aroma with notes of stone fruits, citrus and lemongrass. The taste is stone fruits, yeast, spices, strawberry and faintly earthy, vegetal notes. Medium bodied. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
finol (2648) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2011
Draught at The gingerman NYC. Pours hazy golden with a nice head. Fruity and drinkable, finishes in a herbal note. A session Houbolon dobbleln IPA Tripel!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2011
Draught at TND: Aroma of must, slight blue cheese, light funk, and a hint of malt. Poured amber in color with a large, creamy, dense, milky, off-white head that lasted throughout. Hazy. Slightly sparkling. Good lacing. Flavor is lightly sweet and lightly bitter. Tastes of pale malt, hops, slight grass, grain, and a tiny hint of citrus. Light to medium body. Lightly dry texture. Pale malt, grain, grass, slight hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
craftycarl21 (2306) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 19, 2011
Draft at Churchkey. Pours a hazy dark gold with a smallish head. Nose holds interesting autumnal spice notes, orange peel, hay, some grassy hops. Flavor is similar but with increased bread and dough and a nice dry finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (9992) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2011
On tap at Cole’s. Cloudy yellow, lacey. As initially served too cold, it does not improve that much as rises to room temperature. Good drinkability, medium mouthfeel, very saison yeasty aroma. Malted, but not very complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (7013) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 18, 2011
draft at Blue Monk< buffalo. Amber colored pour, fruity yeast driven aroma. flavor seemed a bit stale, just not fresh. fruity yeast, bready, very light cardboard, orange zest. Decent not great

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (4965) - Arizona, USA - OCT 8, 2011
over aged, too much bread and wet cardboard. Tastes like an overaged tripel. Underneath is some floral notes and Belgian candy notes. Definitely one to taste fresh

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